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Trade in ocean goods shows resilience, UNCTAD data reveals
28 Jun 2022
A new UNCTAD database provides insight into the ocean economy’s sectors, main players and export opportunities for developing countries as they try to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
How marine bioprospecting can spur development in small island states
23 Jun 2022
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Proposed minimum tax on multinationals has ‘major implications’ for investment policy
9 Jun 2022
Developing countries could lose out on tax revenues due to capacity and legal constraints on the implementation of needed reforms, UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2022 says.
Promoting sustainable fisheries trade in Eastern Caribbean
7 Jun 2022
Countries aim to protect the iconic queen conch, build a sustainable ocean economy and provide tangible benefits to people working in the region’s seafood value chains.
Study shows COVID-19 effects on trade in biodiversity products
18 May 2022
The pandemic has posed challenges but also created opportunities for workers and businesses producing and selling biodiversity-based goods and services.
5 global actions needed to build a sustainable ocean economy
3 May 2022
UN Oceans Forum identifies ways to sustainably change course for the benefit of marine resources and the people who depend on them.
Circular economy can help stem biodiversity loss
19 Apr 2022
By Kweku Attafuah-Wadee, Lalen Lleander and Henrique Pacini, UNCTAD Economists
UN Oceans Forum to chart course for 'Blue Deal' on economic recovery and sustainable growth
5 Apr 2022
The ocean is a source of opportunities to sustain livelihoods, trade and mitigate climate change. But the health of the ocean is deteriotrating and the economies it supports are under threat.
Small-scale woman trader keeps cross-border business afloat amid COVID-19
11 Mar 2022
Empowered by UNCTAD’s training, she endured pandemic-induced disruptions with persistence, hard work and business acumen, emerging stronger from the crisis.